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Ascarid impaction in young horses

, : Ascarid impaction in young horses. Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 20(1): 100-106, 110

This article reviews current information on clinical aspects of ascariasis in foals (infection with Parascaris equorum) and possible causes for the poor prognosis following surgery.

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